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Highest tree

Post by Stevenloan » Tue Apr 21, 2020 8:18 am

A: "A powerful new campaign ad released by the Trump campaign hammers Democrat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over her praise of Senate Democrats refusing to replenish the Paycheck Protection Program...".

B: Nancy Pelosi needs to be eight feet under or from the highest tree.

- Hi guys! What does B mean by “from the highest tree” in this situation?

Thanks a lot!

StevenLoan
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Post by Erik_Kowal » Tue Apr 21, 2020 1:01 pm

Our friendly fellow B appears to be saying that she should either be killed and buried ("eight feet under", though the usual euphemism for being buried is "six feet under"), or killed by being lynched (eight feet in this case presumably being his suggested length of rope between the noose and the branch).
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Post by BonnieL » Tue Apr 21, 2020 9:20 pm

I really hate the nasty turn our political system has taken. Who knows when to take the death threats seriously?

But the "highest tree" phrase reminded me of the Roger Miller song, "Dang Me."

Dang me, dang me
They oughta take a rope and hang me
High from the highest tree
Woman, would you weep for me?
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Post by Stevenloan » Wed Apr 22, 2020 6:11 am

Erik and BonnieL : Thank you both so much for your help. I really appreciate it.

StevenLoan
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